Witness to traffic incident comes forward – Yorkeys Knob

The driver of a white utility has come forward following an appeal for a witness to a three vehicle traffic crash that occurred at Yorkeys Knob on August 1. The driver contacted police immediately after hearing the appeal by police … Continue reading

POOTY award nominations are open for 2014-2015

We’re back! Far North District Police Officer of the Year Awards (POOTY) are back in full swing for the 2014-2015 period. The overall 2013-2014 winner was Senior Constable David Young from Horn Island. We’ve already kicked off judging for this … Continue reading

Cape police take to the beach

Four wheel driving and quad biking on the beautiful sweeping coastline in the remote gulf country near Pormpuraaw is an adventure that most could only ever dream of. On August 22 the lucky kids from Pormpuraaw State School got to do … Continue reading

Yarrabah PLO dancing up a storm with her community

Police Liaison Officer (PLO) Julia Smith was born and raised in Yarrabah and has strong cultural ties to the community. Julia’s family clans include the Weston Yalanji tribal clan from Laura, the Wanyur Majay clan from Gordonvale area, Wujal Wujal … Continue reading

Project Booyah graduates in Cairns

The Project Booyah Cairns team would like to congratulate four local boys who graduated from the program last week at a ceremony held at TAFE North on August 6. Project Booyah is an initiative of the Gold Coast District Child … Continue reading

Police dog Xander tracks to the Cape

Responding to a call-to-duty on Horn Island last week, Police Dog Xander packed up his doggy bikkies and headed north with his handler to locate a man wanted by police. Senior Constable Marek of the Cairns dog squad and his police … Continue reading

Far North farwells our Pipes and Drums

Farewell from the Far North, till next time! The ever popular Queensland Police Pipes and Drums have been visiting the far north for many years now. Their most recent trip saw 12 members of the band travel to Horn Island … Continue reading

Cairns shows continued support for 150 year celebrations

With Honour We Serve! Far North District Police paid tribute to the many police officers serving Queensland communities since 1864, in a commemoration ceremony on Saturday, August 9. The ceremony centred on the dedication of a plaque at the Memorial Walk, The Esplanade, … Continue reading

Queenslander’s shine at The Fish Tank!

Nail biters were on high alert as our maroon warriors steal the show! The Queensland ‘Boys & Girls in Blue’ have proudly worn maroon during their competition games at the 34th Australasian Police Basketball Championships, which kicked off in Cairns on Sunday, … Continue reading

Qld Police Pipes and Drums to escort a police march in Cairns tomorrow

Far Northern District Police, tomorrow will pay tribute to the many police officers serving Far North Queensland communities since 1864. This commemoration ceremony will centre on the dedication of a plaque at the Memorial Walk, the Esplanade (just north of … Continue reading

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